Runtime Revolution Announces Ninth Free Online Computer Programming Conference

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Popular conference season continues with session by xTalk guru Jeanne DeVoto.

Runtime Revolution today announced its ninth free online programming conference will be presented by xTalk expert Jeanne DeVoto of Jaedworks ( The conference will take place on 20th August at 15:30 GMT and explores the Revolution menu system. The conference is free and open to all making it ideal for beginners and more experienced users, even those who have yet to purchase a licence. The conference forms part of a series which covers many aspects of the award winning Revolution multi-platform software development environment.

The conference covers areas related to building cross-platform menus with Runtime Revolution including:

  • An overview of different types of menus
  • Scripting menus
  • Adding and changing the contents of a menu
  • Creating a menu bar
  • The Mac menu bar
  • Using stack menus
  • and much more

The conference starts with a moderated session which will focus on the learning objectives, it will be followed by an open session where attendees can ask questions. In common with previous conferences it will be moderated by Jacqueline Landman Gay of Hyperactive Software (

Details of this conference, the fifteen others in the series and the free sample stack can be found at:

Participants are advised to download the latest version of Runtime Revolution from:

About Jeanne DeVoto

Jeanne DeVoto has been authoring stacks and writing about scripting languages since 1987. A prominent figure in the HyperCard community, she is co-author of "HyperCard 2.2, The Book," one of the most comprehensive HyperTalk references in the field. Jeanne also is the author of Revolution's original documentation and sample scripts.

About Jacqueline Landman Gay

Jacqueline Landman Gay is president of HyperActive Software (, and has been providing custom programming solutions for clients world-wide since 1987. She is a recognised expert in Revolution and other xtalk programming languages and her work has been published in several disk/book bundles. She also has extensive experience in online conferences having moderated the scripting conferences on AOL for many years.

About Runtime Revolution

Founded in 1997, Runtime Revolution focuses on bringing user-centric software development to all major platforms: Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Unix. Products include Revolution Dreamcard, Studio and Enterprise, and Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor. The company is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. For more information on Runtime Revolution, please visit the company on the web at

For more information, or to arrange a product review please contact:

Dr Rod McCall

Runtime Revolution Ltd

15-19 York Place




telephone: +44 (0) 870 747 1165

fax: +44 (0) 845 458 8487

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